OBITUARIES

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Amanda Jo (Poole) Patterson

Amanda Jo (Poole) Patterson

4/18/2014

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Maxine E. "Mickey" Windsor

Maxine E. "Mickey" Windsor

4/16/2014

Maxine E. "Mickey" Windsor, 89, of Springfield, died at 10:15 pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her home. She was born May 17, 1924 in Georgetown, Illinois, the second child of Gladys Whitemore Windsor and Ward Rand Windsor. She graduated from Canton High School in 1942. During High School she sang in a Quartet that won first place in State Competition. As a soloist she also won several awards at State. At age 12 she sang solos in... Read more

Betty Lou Houston

Betty Lou Houston

4/13/2014

Betty Houston, 63, of Loami, passed away at 4:10 am, Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born July 31, 1950 in Granite City, IL. She married Robert Houston on July 1, 1977, and he survives. Also surviving are three children, Tammy Lang of Chatham, Robert (Connie) Houston, Jr. of Chatham, and Tracy (Ben) Sutton of Lawton, OK; four grand children, Taylor Houston, Jordan Lang and Jaiden and... Read more

Jack Duffy

Jack Duffy

4/12/2014

SPRINGFIELD- Jack Duffy, 81, local singer and performer, took his last curtain call at 8:23 pm Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. Jack, the adopted son of John and Agatha Dutkwise Duffy, was born on September 19, 1932 in Springfield.Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He retired from the State of Illinois Departments of Mental Health and... Read more

Danny Harrison Farley, Sr.

Danny Harrison Farley, Sr.

4/11/2014

Danny Harrison Farley, Sr., 65, of Springfield died at 7:30 pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 at his home. He was born on September 7, 1948 in Springfield, the son of Robert Howard and Ruth Davidson Farley. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Robert, Jr. and Fred Farley and three sisters, Marilyn Womack, Linda Behl and Pam Rouse.Survivors include one daughter, Denise R. (Nick) Behl of Chatham; one son, Danny H. (Julie) Farley,... Read more

Dorothy C Mordock

Dorothy C Mordock

4/11/2014

Dorothy C. Mordock, 96, of Springfield went to heaven and reunited with her loving husband, Joseph P. Mordock on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 4:20 pm, at St. John's Hospice. She was born on February 26, 1918 to Thomas and Marie Grubb Richardson. She married Joseph P. Mordock on August 13, 1949. Preceding her in heaven are her loving husband, Joseph; sister, Helen (Bill) Kruger; brother, Gene (Alma) Richardson; brother-in-law Bill McCandless,... Read more

Viva Golladay

Viva Golladay

4/10/2014

Viva Lea Golladay, 82, of Springfield, died at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home. She was born January 23, 1932 in Springfield, to William and Anna Andolsek Kleban, II. She married Edward O. Golladay on June 30, 1951 and he preceded her in death on June 27, 2010.Survivors include one daughter, Pam Earleywine of Springfield; two sons, James (Karen) Golladay of Kirksville, MO and Tony Golladay of Hornbuckle, TN; four grandsons,... Read more

David R. Israel

David R. Israel

4/10/2014

Springfield died at 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born November 22, 1943 in Granite City, IL to William J. and Margaret John Israel and was raised in Roodhouse, IL. His parents preceded him in death. He married Rita Serena and she survives.He is also survived by four children: Drake W. (Annamarie) Israel of Springfield, Stacy A. Israel of Richmond, VA, Ryan D. Israel of Washington, DC and... Read more

Irene M. Ranalletta

Irene M. Ranalletta

4/10/2014

Irene M. Ranalletta, 88, of Springfield, died at 9:35 am, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at St. John's Hospice. She was born January 29, 1926 in Dawson, IL, to James O. and Florence E. Grieme Etherton. She married T. Ralph Ranalletta on September 19, 1953 and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1973. Her parents also preceded her in death.She is survived by her son Gregory Ranalletta of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. ... Read more

Sharon R. "Ma Ma Sharon" Irving

Sharon R. "Ma Ma Sharon" Irving

4/9/2014

Sharon R. "MaMa Sharon" Irving, 53, of Springfield, died at 4:57 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Auburn Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on July 15, 1960 in Hinsdale, IL to John Edwin and Wilma Jean Wren Dunn. She married Robert Irving on February 23, 1980.She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Bob Irving; four daughters, Renee (Stephen) Boastick of Springfield, Amy (Christopher) Tutt of Auburn, Judy (Bill) Riley of... Read more